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Youth

Our goal is to engage youth in all that healthcare has to offer and to help them to prepare and succeed.

MaineHealth Summer Internship Program

The MaineHealth Summer Internship Program provides a terrific opportunity for undergraduate and graduate youth to gain valuable insight and hands-on experience within a healthcare system. We provide:

  • Invaluable experience
  • Professional development, educational sessions and networking events in partnership with FocusMaine
  • 10-week session, from June to early August

Maine Medical Center Junior Volunteer Program

The Maine Medical Center Junior Volunteer program offers high school youth the opportunity to gain experience in a healthcare setting while learning new skills and giving back to their community. Learn more.

Student Partnerships

Local partnerships with businesses, universities, agencies, internal and external community members, and schools are critical to developing and building future pipelines of talent. Some of these partnerships include:

  • Partnership with two- and four-year programs in higher education institutions and local school districts through public, technical/vocational and adult education programs
  • Partnership with Southern Maine Community College and the Maine Community College System with Surgical Technology and Medical Assistant programs

MaineHealth and Jobs for Maine Graduates

MaineHealth has partnered with the non-profit organization, Jobs for Maine Graduates to build awareness among middle and high school youth across the state about the many unique career opportunities in the health care industry. Click the image below for more information about health care career paths.

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For more information, please contact workforcedevelopment@mainehealth.org.